Urban Development

Angie Schmitt covers Bike Portland's article on store owners teaming up to bring road diet as a means to improve business.
18 hours ago   Bike Portland
<em>Toronto Star</em> architecture critic Christopher Hume writes that a recent controversy in the city over a proposed waterfront sports complex highlights why Toronto will never be a great city.
May 4, 2010   The Toronto Star
Geoff Manaugh of BLDBLOG proposes that the future of building could include a permanently-installed 3D printer, constantly churning out new rooms.
May 3, 2010   BLDBLOG
Opinion
May 3, 2010   By Samuel Staley
The Shanghai 2010 World Expo opened this weekend, with an inspiring theme for urban planners: "Better City – Better Life". So what inspirational message about the future of cities did the United States bring to this world stage? Robert Jacobson reports on the tragedy of errors that birthed the lackluster U.S. Pavilion. Exclusive
May 3, 2010  By Robert Jacobson
Developers in Egypt are looking to bring mixed-use developments to Cairo's sprawling suburbs.
May 2, 2010   Zawya
Tax breaks and incentives helped spur a rash of development in Portland's South Waterfront district. But the development has struggled to lure residents.
May 1, 2010   The Portland Mercury
Montgomery County, Maryland, could become home to a new "science city" development that creates a hub of scientific research institutions and thousands of jobs.
Apr 30, 2010   The Washington Post
The desert nation of Qatar is trying to win hosting duties for the 2022 World Cup. A new plan to build temporary stadia is helping to increase the country's chances.
Apr 30, 2010   Guardian
Wang Jun, author of two best-selling books on urban history and planning in China, became an advocate of historic preservation after watching Beijing's old city destroyed and rebuilt as skyscrapers.
Apr 29, 2010   CNN
Kids make up a big part of city populations. But often the built environment doesn't reflect a world planned with children in mind. This post from <em>Polis</em> looks at an effort to put children's needs back in the minds of planners.
Apr 29, 2010   POLIS